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Posted byon August 31, 2010 at 10:16 AM EDT
The final post in the Hurricane Katrina: 5 Years of Remembering & Rebuilding series highlights government work to restore and rebuild the Gulf Coast and restates the Administration's commitment to the dedicated residents who are working to restore the region.
Posted byon August 30, 2010 at 11:08 AM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood discusses what has been achieved since Hurricane Katrina, the ongoing work to restore area communities, and the department's continued commitment to helping Gulf residents rebuild.
Posted byon August 28, 2010 at 2:00 PM EDT
Today's announcement of more than $1.8 billion in federal funds to support the rebuilding of New Orleans’ schools is just one more example of the Department of Education's continued support of the Gulf Coast region. Secretary Arne Duncan discusses the department's ongoing commitment to building the excellent learning environments that the region's the children deserve.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 3:39 PM EDT
In recognition of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, DHS Secretary Napolitano discusses the department’s progress in helping the Gulf Coast recover and strengthening the nation’s ability to respond to and recover from disasters.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 2:36 PM EDT
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis discusses her trip to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina as well as the department's efforts to prepare workers for new in-demand careers and help residents get training and education they need to rebuild their communities, their livelihoods and their lives.
Posted byon August 27, 2010 at 12:02 PM EDT
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses ongoing work to strengthen the Gulf's health care infrastructure since Hurricane Katrina, including providing millions of dollars to increase access to quality care and supporting community health centers that are delivering medical and mental health services to nearly 300,000 local patients.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 7:07 PM EDT
The Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality traveled to Louisiana to view relief work following the Deepwater oil spill and discuss long-term Gulf Coast restoration and recovery.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 6:13 PM EDT
As part of the restoration efforts following Hurricane Katrina, Dallas Tonsager, Under Secretary of USDA Rural Development, discusses how hundreds of Louisiana families have utilized the agency's single-family housing programs to rebuild their lives.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 4:39 PM EDT
Part of the ongoing series marking five years since Hurricane Katrina, Secretary Donovan discusses the Administration's commitment to cutting red tape and standing with the residents of the Gulf Coast through the region’s continued recovery.
Posted byon August 25, 2010 at 12:37 PM EDT
This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the Obama Administration remains deeply committed to serving the needs of Gulf Coast residents. This is the first in a series of posts written to remember what was lost, recognize what has been regained, and celebrate the resilience and determination of those affected.